US History Games - Civil War #1 - North Carolina Social Studies 8 Question Preview (ID: 19681)

North Carolina Social Studies Review Games And More At Http:// US History - Civil War - 1st Years Of US Games For NC Final Exam (common Exam, Msl). Mr. D @mrdncss.[print questions]

Before the Civil War, slavery expanded in the South rather than in the North because
a) the Constitution contained a clause that outlawed the importation of slaves into the Northern states
b) Congress passed a law forbidding slavery in the North
c) Northern states passed affirmative action legislation
d) geographic conditions in the South encouraged the development of large plantations

Compromise Enables Maine and Missouri To Enter Union (1820) California Admitted to Union as Free State (1850) Kansas-Nebraska Act Sets Up Popular Sovereignty (1854) Which issue is reflected in these headlines?
a) enactment of protective tariffs
b) extension of slavery
c) voting rights for minorities
d) universal public education

The rulings of the Supreme Court in Dred Scott v. Sanford (1857), Plessy v. Ferguson (1896), and Korematsu v. United States (1944) all demonstrate that the Supreme Court has
a) continued to extend voting rights to minorities
b) protected itself from internal dissent
c) sometimes failed to protect the rights of minorities
d) often imposed restrictions on free speech during wartime

Early in his Presidency, Abraham Lincoln declared that his primary goal as President was to
a) enforce the Emancipation Proclamation
b) preserve the Union
c) end slavery throughout the entire country
d) encourage sectionalism

By the 1850’s, the Constitution, originally framed as an instrument of national unity, had become a source of sectional discord. This quotation suggests that
a) vast differences of opinion existed over the issue of States rights
b) the Federal Government had become more interested in foreign affairs than in domestic problems
c) the Constitution had no provisions for governing new territories
d) the Southern States continued to import slaves

Sectional differences developed in the United States largely because
a) the Federal Government adopted a policy of neutrality
b) economic conditions and interests in each region varied
c) only northerners were represented at the Constitutional Convention
d) early Presidents favored urban areas over rural areas

A major result of the Civil War was that the
a) economic system of the South came to dominate the United States economy
b) Federal Government’s power over the States was strengthened
c) members of Congress from Southern States gained control of the legislative branch
d) nation’s industrial development came to a standstill

Which statement best explains President Abraham Lincoln’s justification for the Civil War?
a) As an abolitionist, President Lincoln wanted to end slavery in the United States.
b) President Lincoln wanted to keep the South economically dependent on the industrial North.
c) President Lincoln’s oath of office required him to defend and preserve the Union.
d) To keep the support of Great Britain and France, President Lincoln had to try to end slavery immediately.

The abolitionist movement, the women’s suffrage movement, and the 1960’s civil rights movement are all examples of reform efforts that
a) succeeded without causing major controversy
b) developed significant popular support
c) achieved their goals without government action
d) failed to affect the nation as a whole

Which argument did President Abraham Lincoln use against the secession of the Southern States?
a) Slavery was not profitable
b) The government was a union of people and not of states.
c) The Southern States did not permit their people to vote on secession.
d) As the Commander in Chief, he had the duty to defend the United States against foreign invasion.

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